The Legal Aid Society of Nassau County is now accepting applications for the following positions:

 

Staff Attorney, District Court Trial Bureau

Nassau County Legal Aid Society is seeking entry level attorneys or recent law graduates to work in its District Court Trial Bureau. Applicants should have a demonstrated interest in criminal defense and/or public interest law.
All applicants should forward a cover letter explaining their interest in working for the Legal Aid Society of Nassau County, their resume, law school transcript and writing sample.

Staff Attorney, Family Court Bureau

The Legal Aid Society is currently interviewing for immediate staff attorney positions in its Family Court Bureau. We will consider applicants who have passed the New York State Bar and/or are admitted to practice law in New York State. Lateral transfers will be considered. We will also consider Law Graduates who have taken the July, 2021 New York State Bar Exam and are awaiting results. All applicants must have a demonstrated interest in parental representation and public interest law.

Salary/Benefits

Salary: $58,000 (Admitted); $56,000 (Unadmitted)
Benefits: Health and Dental Insurance coverage; retirement benefits

All applicants should forward a cover letter explaining their interest in working for the Legal Aid Society of Nassau County, a resume, law school transcript and writing sample.

Please email resume and cover letter to hiring@nclas.org or fax to 516-572-1959 (attention Hiring Committee).

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Internship applications for Spring 2022 and Summer 2022 are currently being accepted. Please email a resume to Colleen Baktis, Deputy Chief of the District Court Bureau, at cbaktis@nclas.org with the subject line "Spring 2022" or "Summer 2022" (no cover letters please). You can learn more about internships and externships at the Legal Aid Society here.

Pro Bono Hours: for law students seeking to fulfill New York State Bar's 50 pro bono hours requirement. Currently available: assisting attorneys with weekend arraignments on Saturdays, Sundays, or both as well as court holidays. Please email a resume to Colleen Baktis, Deputy Chief of the District Court Bureau, at cbaktis@nclas.org with the subject line “Pro bono hours” (no cover letters please).

For more information about working at the Legal Aid Society, click here.

This page last updated on:

September 27, 2021

 

 

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